STAFF WRITER - OREGON DUCKS

Company: 
CBS Interactive
City: 
Eugene
State: 
OR
Categories: 
Type: 



Ref#: 27133

CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive

Job Type: Full-Time Staff

Job Location: Eugene, OR, US

About Us:

CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.

Description:

Gathers, produces, coordinates and helps manages content coverage for Oregon Ducks football and basketball teams (primary focus of that being team or recruiting to be determined) on 247Sports. Has strong acumen for the sport and team at the local level. Develops editorial and social strategy to increase subscriptions and viewership. Identifies, produces and programs content to satisfy both endemic user base and social audience. Independently works to grow audience participation by starting new topics and answering questions on team site message board communities in timely fashion. Also moderates community participation. Creates and develops own newsgathering techniques to generate sources and make coverage more comprehensive to grow subscriptions and traffic. Manages social media assets, including Facebook, Twitter and newsletter, and implements own strategy to drive audience engagement through posts on accounts.

Qualifications:

Must live or be willing to move to Eugene, ORHave at least 1 year experience covering either FBS-level football or Division I basketball as the primary beat reporter for a daily newspaper or online publication or have at least 1 year covering Oregon recruiting or recruiting for a daily newspaper or online publicationWell-versed in breaking news and building sources to be able to do soA willingness to work with others on staff to continue to make DuckTerritory the premiere destination for Oregon fans Have a strong understanding of SEO headlines and headline writing in general Be able to build our audience through various social media outlets.Must successfully pass a background check

Preferred: Must live or be willing to move to Eugene, OR Have at least 3 years experience covering either FBS-level football or Division I basketball as the primary beat reporter for a daily newspaper or online publication or have at least 2 years covering Oregon recruiting or recruiting on the West Coast for a daily newspaper or online publicationWell-versed in breaking news and building sources to be able to do so A willingness to work with others on staff to continue to make DuckTerritory the premiere destination for Oregon fans Have a strong understanding of SEO headlines and headline writing in generalBe able to build our audience through various social media outlets. 

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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